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International Conference
Международный научный симпозиум »Композиторы в Гулаге в годы правления Сталина«
Internationales Symposium

University of Göttingen ❘ Гёттингенский Университет ❘ Universität Göttingen

16–19 June 2010 ❘ 16-го по 19-е июня 2010 г.❘ 16.–19. Juni 2010


Composers in the Gulag


16. June 2010, Historical Observatory, Green Hall

17:00–19:00 Conference Opening

Opening speeches

Matvei Pavlov-Asancheev: Sonata Nr.2 for guitar (1.Movement), Interpreter: Oleg Timofeyev

Kurt Hopstein: »Mein Geliebter mit der Nummer 632« for vocals, clarinette, violine und bajan (world premiere), Interpreters: Inna Vysotska, Sebastian Wendt, Stephanie Leder, Inna Klause

17. June 2010, Conference Center at the Historical Observatory

Chair: Andreas Waczkat

Opening Presentation
9:30–10:30 Galina Ivanova, Moscow
»Here is no place for art, pleasant literature, philosophy...«

10:30–11:00 Coffee Break

Before and after detention- Basic conditions for composers. Musical life in the Soviet Union from the 1920s- early 1950s.

11:00–11:30 Marina Lobanowa, Hamburg
The formation of reprisal mechanisms within Soviet musical culture of the 1920s and 1930s

11:30–12:00 Urve Lippus, Tallinn
The Sovietization of the Tallinn Conservatoire and the campaign against »formalism and bourgeois nationalism« in the Estonian musical life in 1948–1950

12:00–12:30 Stefan Weiss, Hannover
What the West knew. Informations on the tracing of musicians of the Stalin-era in German and English litearature until 1965

12:30–13:00 Discussion

13:00–14:30 Lunch Break

During detention- Figures of cultural life in the Gulag

Chair: Inna Barsova

14:30–15:00 Felicitas Fischer von Weikersthal, Heidelberg
Cultural education in the Gulag of the 20s and 30s

15:00–15:30 Victoria Mironova, Moscow
Features of cultural education within Gulag camps during the 1930s -1950s

15:30–16:00 Igor Golomshtok, London
Painters in the Gulag

16:00–16:30 Coffee Break

Chair: Vsevolod Zaderatsky

16:30–17:00 Vitaly Shentalinsky, Moscow
Russia's cultural tragedy. The word under arrest

17:00–17:30 Friedrich Geiger, Hamburg
Music in the memories of political Gulag-detainees

17:30–18:00 Semyon Vilensky, Moscow
Any more questions?

18:00–18:30 Discussion

20:00 Concert, Aula

Works by Mieczysław Weinberg, Aleksandr Veprik, Aleksandr Mosolov, Vsevolod Zaderasky, Interpreters: Julia Rebekka Adler, viola; Jascha Nemtsov, piano; a chamber ensemble

18. June 2010, Conference Center

Individual fates of detained composers and musicians

Chair: Dorothea Redepenning

9:30–10:00 Inna Klause, Göttingen
Composers in the Gulag. An attempt at an overview

10:00–10:30 Igor Vorobyev, Saint Petersburg
Utopia und dystopia in the works of Aleksandr Mosolovs at the end of the 1920s until the early 1930s

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00–11:45 Vsevolod Zaderatsky, Moscow
The „Kontrapunkt des Gulags“. 24 preludes and fugues by V. P. Zaderatsky (1937–1939): The first attempt at reviving a baroque cycle in the 20th century

11:45–12:15 Wolfgang Mende, Dresden
Dmitry Gachevs prison camp detention (1938-1945)

12:15–16:30 Luch Break and Tour

Chair: Friedrich Geiger

16:30–17:00 Marina Lobanowa, Hamburg
Two tenors, two fates: Nikolai Pechkovski and Vadim Kozin

17:00–17:30 Oleg Timofeyev
Guitar in the Gulag: Music of Matvei Pavlov-Azancheev, 1888-1963

17:30–18:00 Discussion

20:00 Konzert, Foyer des Accouchierhauses

Works by Eddie Rosner, Aleksandr Varlamov and Vadim Kozin, Interpreters: „The Swinging Partysans“

19. June 2010, Conference Center

Chair: Urve Lippus

9:30–10:00 Jascha Nemtsov, Berlin
Aleksandr Veprik (1899–1958) – composer, pedagogue, Gulag-detainee

10:00–10:30 Inna Barsova, Moscow
Seventy-eight days and nights in detention: the composer Mieczysław Weinberg

10:30–11:00 Dimitri Dragilew
The Taiga Blues: Eddi Rozner and Aleksandr Varlamov as „Luminaries of musical Cosmopolitanism“ in the Soviet Union

11:00–11:30 Coffee Break

Chair: Stefan Weiss

11:30–12:00 Dorothea Redepenning, Heidelberg
Valery Arzumanov and his mikro-opera »In Memory of V.T. Shalamov«

12:00–12:30 Andreas Waczkat, Göttingen
Why the name Alexander Solzhenicyn does not appear in the MGG: Politically active composition in Germany and the GULAG

12:30–13:00 Discussion

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Letzte Änderung: 31.05.2010